Lina Guillen

Lina Guillen is a legal editor, author, and trial attorney, with over 15 years of experience in a wide range of legal matters, including family law and civil litigation. Lina has edited a variety of Nolo books, written numerous legal articles on divorce and family law issues, and managed the development of legal content on several Nolo websites. In addition to being the coauthor of Neighbor Law,  8th edition, and Divorce & Money: How to Make the Best Financial Decisions During Divorce, Lina has been quoted in several publications, including New York Times, U.S. News, Real Simple Magazine, and How Stuff Works. Lina is an active member of the California State Bar and received her J.D. from the  University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she served as the submissions editor for the Hastings Women's Law Journal. Before law school, Lina was an editorial assistant for The Press Democrat newspaper in Sonoma County.